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Apr 18, 2019

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Apr 17, 2019

Kathy Glass To Be Inducted into Meat Industry Hall of Fame

FRI Associate Director and Distinguished Scientist Kathy Glass will be among those inducted into the Wisconsin Meat Industry Hall of Fame on May 3 at noon at the Dejope Residence Hall on the UW–Madison campus. The efforts of Dr. Glass over the course of her career have significantly improved the the safety of processed meats in the U.S.

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Apr 01, 2019

FRI eNews April 2019

Registration open for FRI Spring Meeting; The late Mark Cook inducted into Poultry Industry Hall of Fame

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Mar 01, 2019

FRI eNews March 2019

FRI Spring Meeting registration opens March 1; Consumers in 19 states were potentially exposed to drug-resistant brucellosis

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Feb 28, 2019

Mark Cook Inducted into Poultry Industry Hall of Fame

The late Mark Cook was among five inductees added to the Poultry Industry Hall of Fame for 2019. Dr. Cook, an FRI executive committee member, was a world renowned leader in poultry science as both an investigator and as an instructor in campus courses and the Midwest Poultry Consortium Center of Excellence. He received numerous awards and honors for a lifetime of devoted service to the university and the poultry industry.

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Feb 06, 2019

Fructose Can Trigger Viruses in the Gut’s Microbiome

FRI affiliated faculty JP van Pijkeren and his research team have unraveled a mechanism that explains how fructose triggers the production of viruses in the gut. When the gut symbiont Lactobacillus reuteri is exposed to a fructose-enriched diet, it produces acetic acid, which in turn triggers the production of viruses.

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Feb 01, 2019

FRI eNews February 2019

FRESH seminars continue in March; Don't kiss your hedgehog this Valentine's Day

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Jan 08, 2019

Tu-Anh Huynh Receives New Innovator in Food and Ag Research Award

Congratulations to FRI affiliated faculty Tu-Anh Huynh, who has received the New Innovator in Food and Ag Research Award from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR). The New Innovator Award provides the early investment needed to successfully launch a scientific career in food and agriculture. Award recipients were selected on a number of criteria, including scientific merit, innovation, and a demonstrated commitment to mentoring other young scientists.

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Jan 01, 2019

FRI eNews January 2019

FRESH seminars continue Jan. 29; How does the government shutdown affect food safety?

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